Crocheting Coral Reefs

“Crocheting coral reefs to learn geometry and smash the patriarchy”

on The Science Show (Australian Brozdcasting Corporation, Radio National)

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“When Margaret Wertheim and her sister began crocheting coral in front of the TV, they didn’t suspect it would turn into a global environmental initiative. But as the California-based science writer explains, the combination of mathematics and handicraft is empowering women around the world.”

Read more here.

Image: Green Crochet Coral Reef (Institute For Figuring)

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1 Comment

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One response to “Crocheting Coral Reefs

  1. evita2005

    I dont know what I like better, the math or the art or the hyperbolic plane but this is one of the best projects I have heard of in awhile!

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